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subtilin

(sŭb′tə-lĭn)
n.
An antibiotic peptide obtained from the bacterium Bacillus subtilis that is active against gram-positive bacteria.
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subtilin

(sŭb′tĭl-ĭn)
An antibiotic biosynthesized by Bacillus subtilis. This member of the lantibiotic family is effective against gram-positive organisms.
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Upon addition of subtilin the system is activated and a protein can be produced either intracellularly or secreted into the the growth medium.
subtilis produced more than 50 percent inhibition of radial growth of pathogens where in this inhibition was experimentally attributed to the release of several antifungal metabolites such as subtilin, bacitracin, bacillin and bacillomycin (Moubarak and AbdelMonaim 2011).
subtilis (e.g ., polymyxin, difficidin, subtilin, mycobacillin, bacitracin).